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Democratizing Analysis with ANSYS Icepak Democratizing Analysis with ANSYS Icepak
By ANSYS
Traditionally the design engineer would have to pass the design to the mechanical/thermal engineer. ANSYS Iwave solves this issue.

Learn How Better PLM Integration Leads to Better Business
By Razorleaf and Tech-Clarity
In this webinar series Razorleaf and Tech-Clarity share best practices for PLM integration and survey findings. Listen on-demand and join April 25th.
Electronic PCB and Package Thermal Stress Analysis Electronic PCB and Package Thermal Stress Analysis
By ANSYS
This paper explains the challenges and opportunities in preparing ECAD geometries for use with solvers associated with MCAD geometries.
Chip-Package-System Analysis Techniques for Thermal Design Chip-Package-System Analysis Techniques for Thermal Design
By ANSYS
ANSYS' latest release (R17) adds significant improvements in the area of predicting thermal responses for system design early in the design cycle.
Tips & Tricks
Managing SOLIDWORKS Plastics Results Managing SOLIDWORKS Plastics Results
By Andrew Jaskey, CAPINC
CAPINC's Andrew Jaskey covers two possible ways plastics can be saved in SOLIDWORKS 2016 and older. See the tip and webinar in this tutorial.
Exporting SOLIDWORKS Data into SOLIDWORKS Visualize Exporting SOLIDWORKS Data into SOLIDWORKS Visualize
By Michael Souders, Trimech
New to SOLIDWORKS 2017 is the ability to directly export CAD data to SOLIDWORKS Visualize with one click. There are two options for doing so.
Why Does My Machine Crash So Often? Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?
By Benjamin Modic, GoEngineer
GoEngineer's Benjamin Modic talks about computer crashes, why expensive graphic cards can run poorly and the best hardware options for SOLIDWORKS.
11 Common Concerns when Viewing 3D PDFs 11 Common Concerns when Viewing 3D PDFs
By Jamie Lee, Dassault Systemes
Take advantage of Adobe Readers 3D PDF functions, such as sharing models with non-CAD users, viewing section cuts, and adding SOLIDWORKS files..
Case Studies
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part 3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part
By Belinda Jones, Hexagon Metrology
Stevens Manufacturing praises Hexagon's 3D scanners for their point cloud inspection, reverse engineering, virtual assembly and CNC milling.
Columns
Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata
Avatars for products and product-related lifecycle processes are being incorporated into PLM as PLM solutions are enhanced for avatars.
New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT
By Moor Insights & Strategy (MI&S)
MI&S believes Dell can help customers solve its IoT puzzle, offering solutions for predictive maintenance, improving facilities management and more.
Electronics Packager Speeds Time to Market with SOLIDWORKS Electronics Packager Speeds Time to Market with SOLIDWORKS
By DS SOLIDWORKS
Using SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Design software, POLYRACK has streamlined the development of early design concepts, resulting in a shorter sales cycle.
EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM EndoChoice Chooses EpiGrid's Managed Services for PDM
By EpiGrid
EndoChoice achieves superior SOLIDWORKS product development environment and PDM with a Hybrid Compute Infrastructure and Managed Services by EpiGrid.